Sporty versatility is what draws people to the Audi A5 Cabriolet model. It’s known as a convertible that can basically do everything well, including comfortably seating four people. Audi’s mid-level convertible is the right fit for just about every drop top lover.
Here’s a closer look at what it’s like to own an Audi A5 Cabriolet in Austin.
A smooth ride is straight ahead when you’re driving the A5 Cabriolet. It’s a convertible that’s designed to handle as good as it looks. The quattro four-wheel drive, variable torque split and advanced directional stability gives drivers added reassurance with every corner.
The Audi A5 Cabriolet doesn’t have to have an overload of power since most drivers enjoy cruising and taking in the sights. But that didn’t stop Audi from outfitting the A5 Cabriolet with a 2.0-liter TFSI® direct-injection DOHC four–cylinder engine. Nothing’s going to slow you down – not even putting the top up or down, which can be done while traveling 31 miles per hour.
The latest Audi A5 Cabriolet model has the following performance features:
● Up to 248 horsepower
● 0-to-60 in 6 seconds
● Up to 273 lb-ft torque
● Up to 27 MPG combined
● Top track speed of 130 MPH
● Audi pre sense basic
● Audi pre sense city
● 7-speed S tronic dual clutch automatic transmission
● Quattro® all-wheel drive
● 5-link front and rear suspension
● Audi drive select with four modes
● Audi valvelift system
● Audi side assist
● Audi pre sense® rear
● Rear cross traffic assist
● Vehicle exit warning
● Electromechanical power steering
Audi A5 Cabriolet Pricing
Owning this sleek, luxury convertible starts at a reasonable price. The Audi A5 Cabriolet currently comes in three trims:
A5 Cabriolet Premium – $51,200
A5 Cabriolet Premium Plus – $55,600
A5 Cabriolet Premium Prestige – $59,300
As advanced as the styling and performance is in the Audi A5 Cabriolet, the technology is equally up-to-speed. The innovation that’s gone into the 15-second drop top carries into the interior with tech that makes it easier and more comfortable to get where you’re going. Best of all, the attractive instrument panel makes it easy to make use of all the tech.
A few of the most impressive tech features in the latest Audi A5 Cabriolet include:
● Audi smartphone interface
● Rearview camera
● Audi virtual cockpit
● MMI® navigation plus with MMI® touch with handwriting-recognition technology
● Voice control system
● Full color heads up display available
● Bang & Olufsen® sound system with 3D sound
● Audi side assist
● Audi connect® CARE assistance
As you take in 145,000 miles of scenery you’ll go through 15 maintenance measures with your Audi A5 Cabriolet to keep it running smooth. It may seem like something you can skip every now and then, but in actuality regular maintenance is what helps keep your car out of the shop.
Audi A5 Cabriolet maintenance needs include:
● Visual inspections
● Oil changes
● Oil filter changes
● Tire rotation
● Air filter replacement
There’s no need to settle for a standard maintenance schedule. Our techs can create a custom maintenance routine that’s based on how you drive, where you drive and how much you drive. Call German Auto Center to set up a time to talk with a technician.
A5 Quattro models are really reliable vehicles in terms of needing repair. There are only a few common complaints that we see at our auto shop. They include:
● Carbon buildup in the intake and intake valves
● Alternator replacement
● Brake caliper replacement
The Audi A5 Cabriolet has been a part of a few recalls over the last 10 years. One of the latest recalls was in April 2018 for models with 2.0l turbo fsi engines. The cooling system can short circuit or overheat.
At German Auto Center you can get expert Audi A5 Cabriolet service in Austin without overpaying. Our team has decades of experience working on every Audi model on the road. Swing by the shop or give us a call today to find out what we can do for your Audi A5 Cabriolet.